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Category: Male clothing > arming garments

Medieval gambeson Rehoboam

Medieval gambeson Rehoboam

Century: XIV, XV
Medieval gambeson Rehoboam. Medieval Market, Man in armor padding

Medieval gambeson Rehoboam - Medieval Market, Gambeson for men
Medieval gambeson Rehoboam - Medieval Market, Medieval armor padding is closed in an overcast lacing method
Medieval gambeson Rehoboam - Medieval Market, Back of Rehoboams gambeson
Medieval gambeson Rehoboam - Medieval Market, This model of armor padding has a few types of stitchings
Medieval gambeson Rehoboam - Medieval Market, Sleeves of this XIV century aketon
Medieval gambeson Rehoboam - Medieval Market, Rehoboam gambeson does not have a collar

CODE Material Standard Price
PMLR0169LinenHand-made 430.00 EUR
PMLS0168LinenMixed 189.00 EUR

* Please write the extra wishes in the place 'additional information' at the end of the order.

** the price of a material button: 1,5 euro
    the price of a moulded button: 1,5 euro

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Medieval gambeson Rehoboam is a type of armor padding inspired by 14th century French sources. This gambeson is a perfect choice for anyone looking for aketon for medieval reenactment.

Rehoboam armor padding is sewn using high quality fabrics. Its outer layer is linen and it also has a linen lining.
This model of armor padding has a few types of stitchings. Curved stitchings are placed on the upper part of the chest section. From the waist below, they are horizontal. Upper part of sleeves has horizontal stitchings, and forearms - vertical ones.

Rehoboam gambeson does not have a collar. It is closed in an overcast lacing method with one long, hand-plaited, linen string finished with an aiglet.
Our armor padding has a cotton-polyester stuffing with two levels of thickness.
↪ on chest, shoulders and elbows - Y2
↪ in rest of medieval gambeson - Y1
More information about thickness you can find here.

This makes the Rehoboam gambeson a perfect clothing for a person searching for an armor padding.

As a standard, this medieval armor padding is closed in an overcast lacing method. You can change it to button closure with any of the available buttons, or fabric buttons. There is also an option of choosing a point-closure with leather thongs.

You can change the type of stuffing in this armor padding for any other from our assortment here!

WCheck the wide range of linen colors available for this model. The table of colors can be found here.

This type of armor padding is available in standard sizes from XS to XXL or in custom size, fitted to individual needs for an additional 20% charge. To choose the proper size, please follow the chart below:

Size Chest girth Waist girth Hips girth Height
XS 84-92 cm 72-80 cm 88-96 cm 164-170 cm
S 92-100 cm 80-88 cm 96-104 cm 170-176 cm
M 100-108 cm 88-96 cm 104-112 cm 176-182 cm
L 108-116 cm 96-104 cm 112-120 cm 182-188 cm
XL 116-124 cm 104-112 cm 120-128 cm 188-194 cm
XXL 124-132 cm 112-120 cm 128-136 cm 194-200 cm
Custom Individual measurements. Price + 20%.

Please write down the chosen size in additional information box when you place the order.

The source for Rehoboam armor padding

Examples of this armor padding can be found on pages of a medieval Bible manuscript from the 14th century. It was created by Jan de Mandeville. One of the pages presents a scene with King Solomon teaching his son about justice, Rehoboam. This medieval manuscript is stored in J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Rehoboam armor padding - basic features

- made of high-quality linen
- properly selected stuffing
- stitchings increasing mobility
- based on historical sources
- closed with buttons on the front and sleeves
- wide range of colors to choose from
- option of modifications (type of closure, stuffing)

Rehoboam - who was he?

Rehoboam is a biblical character. He was a son of Solomon and grandson of King David. During the reign of Rehoboam, the kingdom of Israel divided into the Northern Kingdom (Israel) and Southern Kingdom (Judah).

The upgrading of SPES gambesons design

Currently, we are working on implementing to our assortment the upgraded versions of our well-known gambesons. Changes include:
- improving the functionality and mobility of our aketons
- layers’ thickness (check the chart with levels of amortization)
- directions and shape of stitchings
- minor changes in cut (for better fitting)
- and most of all, matching the gambesons to our six-levels size set: XS-XXL (NOTE: you can still order a custom-sized gambeson)

Therefore, you can be sure that upgraded SPES gambesons are even better suited to your needs. And if you have any questions about mentioned changes in any model, contact us - we will dispel the doubts!

To make each gambeson stand out even more, we gave them unique names. From now, TYPE 3 is named Medieval gambeson Rehoboam.

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